Real Estate

Better.com Completes Series C Round With $160 Million in Funding

U.S.-based homeownership platform Better.com announced on Monday it closed its Series C funding round at $160 million, bringing its total funding to $254 million in total. According to Better.com, Activant Capital, Ping An Global Voyager Fund, Ally Financial, Citi, AGNC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan… Read More

Update: Property Investment Platform Yielders Completes Seedrs Round With More Than £660,000 in Funding Secured

Yielders, a property investment platform based in the UK, completed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with a total of £661,135 in funding raised. Through the funding round, Yielders offered 4.76% in equity with a £10,004,118 pre-money valuation. As previously reported, Yielders claims to be… Read More

Tandem Bank to Offer “Crowd Designed” Mortgages

Challenger bank Tandem has announced the impending launch of a new “crowd-designed” mortgage product for UK consumers.  In a release, Tandem said it plans to offer competitive mortgages to first-time buyers and “property ladder hopefuls” based on a range of financial data points. Tandem said… Read More

EstateGuru: “We are going to put Estonia on the map,” Seeks to Carve Out €5 Billion of European Real Estate Financing Market

EstateGuru, a crowdfunding platform based in Estonia, is out with a release predicting it will claim €3-5 billion of the European real estate financing by 2025 EstateGuru adds that approximately 70% of SMEs lack access to credit and this is a major constraint to their… Read More

Overfunding: Prop-Tech Startup Brickowner Secures £225,000 Funding Target Through Latest Seedrs Round

Prop-tech startup Brickowner has successfully secured its initial £225,000 funding target through its latest equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs. The company is currently offering 2.31% in equity at a £9,504,690 pre-money valuation. As previously reported, Brickowner reported investment through its platform has grown from £347,000… Read More

EstateGuru, a Marketplace for Short-Term, Property Backed Loans, Launches in Portugal

EstateGuru, an online marketplace for secured, short term loans, has launched in Portugal, according to a note from the company. EstateGuru is now providing crowdfunding services in six different countries including Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, and Spain. EstateGuru said by opening in the Portuguese market… Read More

Small Change Raises Capital for Homeless Housing in Los Angeles, Targets 9% Return for Investors

Real estate crowdfunding platform Small Change is raising capital for a homeless housing project in Los Angeles. As most people may know. Los Angeles has a profound problem with its growing homeless population and the city is struggling to come up with solutions. To quote… Read More

Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Groundfloor Closes on $3 Million Round, Reports Strongest Quarter Ever

Groundfloor, an investing and lending platform for real estate investment loans, has closed on a $3 million public offering raising equity capital from 1580 new and existing investors. To date, Groundfloor has now raised $18.3 million in growth capital and 20% of its shares are… Read More

Property Crowdfunding Platform Assetz Exchange Now Seeking £350,000 Through Seedrs Funding Round

Assetz Exchange, a UK-based property crowdfunding platform, is now seeking a minimum £350,000 in funding through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2018, Assetz Exchange describes itself as a revolutionary new crowdfunding property investment platform. This is the buy-to-let you know, without the… Read More

Blockchain “enabled” Fraxtor Closes Equity Round to Co-Invest in Singapore Real Estate

Fraxtor Capital Private Limited, a real estate “co-investment” platform, reports that it has closed an equity round by investors backing a freehold development project in Singapore. Accredited investors could access the offering via the online platform. Incorporated in January 2017, Fraxtor stands for “Fractional Investors”… Read More

Supported by Tokeny, Property Token SA in Luxembourg Launches Security Token Offering Backed by Real Estate

A security token offering backed by real estate has been launched by Property Token SA in Luxembourg. This is the first STO issuance in the Grand Duchy. The digital offering has been completed with the support of Tokeny Solutions, a law firm and consulting firm… Read More

LendInvest Announces Appointments To Business Development Team

LendInvest, a UK-based online marketplace for mortgages, announced on Wednesday it has added new members to its Business Development team. According to the online lender, Nigel Robbins was named Business Development Manager, Abby Challen has taken the position of Business Development Manager to cover Central… Read More

Blockchain based Crowdfunding Platform Smartlands Plans to Tokenize $1 Billion in Assets by 2023

Smartlands, a blockchain-based crowdfunding platform, says it will tokenize “real-world assets” for a total of $1 billion by the end of 2023. The UK based, FCA regulated platform is making the bold claim as part of its four-year roadmap. Smartlands says it will tokenize assets… Read More

Germany First: Fundament Approved by BaFin for Blockchain based €250 Million Real Estate Bond

Germany is on a bit of a securities token roll. Yesterday, Crowdfund Insider covered the launch of a blockchain-based investment platform for early-stage companies that has received regulatory approval. Today, the Fundament Group has announced a €250 Million blockchain-based real estate bond – blessed by… Read More

Real Estate Investment Platform PeerStreet Integrates with Mint

PeerStreet, a real estate investment platform, has integrated with Mint. This is the fourth “integration” with PeerStreet already forming partnerships with Betterment, Wealthfront, and Personal Capital. PeerStreet has emerged as a leading property crowdfunding platform. While some early leaders rushed to scale at all cost,… Read More

Online Estate Agency Group MyHomeGroup Now Seeking £750,000 on Seedrs

MyHomeGroup, a UK-based online estate agency group, is now seeking 750,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2013, MyHomeGroup claims to be the UK’s #1 online agency. Its key mission is to be the most-loved property business in the UK offering customers a one-stop-shop… Read More

SEC Posts Final Judgement in Enforcement Action Against Founders of Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform iFunding

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has posted final judgments in the case of real estate crowdfunding platform iFunding and co-founders William Skelley and Sohin Shah.  The two founders were charged last year by the SEC Enforcement Division regarding allegations of fraud in the misappropriation… Read More

Real Estate Fintech Roofstock Tops $1.6 Billion in Transactions

Real estate marketplace Roofstock says it has surpassed $1.6 billion in transactions in just three years. Roofstock is a Fintech marketplace that allows investors to participate in single-family investment properties. The number of individual investors increased by 126% during 2018, according to the platform. 75%… Read More

LendInvest Launches Bridge to Let Product for Borrowers

UK online lending platform LendInvest, a marketplace for property finance, has launched a new “Bridge-to-Let” service for borrowers seeking to refurbish a property before exiting to a Buy-to-Let mortgage. Currently, bridge to let loans are available for amounts from £75,000 to £750,000. Terms are up… Read More

Prop-Tech Startup Brickowner Now Seeking £225,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

Just a little over six months after raising nearly 275,000 through its previous Seedrs campaign, Prop-tech startup Brickowner has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £225,000. Brickowner reported investment through its platform has grown from £347k in 2017 to £1m by February 2018,… Read More

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